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Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams released his third TV ad in the race for Kentucky governor Wednesday, which embraces his reputation for not “playing too nice” in Frankfort.

The spot features two men discussing Williams’s platform to cut spending and reform the tax code, adding that he will stand up to President Obama. The state Senate president’s likeability have plagued him in the polls and the ad seeks to pivot that to Williams fighting for job losses to neighboring states.

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Williams is running against Democratic incumbent Steve Beshear and independent Gatewood Galbraith.

Earlier this week, Beshear ran an attack ad criticizing Williams as a “career politician” and for certain expenditures to renovate legislative offices.